Yes, when I come across tables I do translate them into text, if I can. Otherwise, as in Archaeology of the Lands of the Bible, I leave them jumbled and hope that the reader can make sense of them. Some tables are too comnplex and long and impossible to explain in text. Cindy --- Sarah Van Oosterwijck <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > If you rescan the table you should probably convert > it to simple text instead of leaving it as a table > because it is very likely that it will not come out > correctly in the final bookshare files. I > unfortunately don't have a good suggestion for what > to do to make a table work, since tabs and multiple > spaces have never appeared in anything I have > examined. I heard that tables would be functional > at some point, but I haven't heard that the fix was > implemented yet. > > As for the extra pages in the book. I wonder if the > validator put the book in Word to validate and had > it add page breaks because it thought some of the > pages were too long. Losing blank pages was common > with Kurzweil in the past, but adding is a little > more strange. I do find it very annoying when they > get messed up, but I don't think it is the bookshare > system that is doing it. I am certain it is usually > caused by the validator. > > Sarah Van Oosterwijck > Assistive Technology Trainer > http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Kenneth A. Cross > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 10:11 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Empire Falls, and a > validating practice question > > > Do you want me to try to get the table?The book, I > think, was the collected > short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne. It wasn't > that the contents were > messed up; it was that in changing the page > numbers the number of pages was > greatly increased; accordingly, the contents were > no longer correct; in a > short story book, that doesn't make the book very > easy to use. > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 11:03 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Empire Falls, and a > validating practice > question > > > > I have validated a lot of your books Kenneth > Cross and wonder which book > > ended up with a messed up table of contents etc. > > By the way, I was just double checking on that > copyright issue with Daily > > Life in Chaucer's England since copyright > verification is not my thing. > > > > It is a great scan. The only thing which did > not come out quite right is > a > > small table. It is interesting I am sure since > it talks about the price > of > > everyday goods and how much various folks in > society obtained as income. > > > > E. > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank > Email to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. To get a list > of available commands, put the word 'help' by > itself in the subject line. > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. To get a list of available commands, > put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 268.2.1/278 - > Release Date: 3/9/2006 > > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.